Transitional Program for Covered Business Method Patents (TPCBMP)
The Transitional Program for Covered Business Method Patents, (TPCBMP) will be implemented by the USPTO on September 16, 2012. The new post grant option essentially provides that any "covered business method patent" may be...
Proposes Expansion of USPTO's Business Method Patent Challenge Proceeding
As I pointed
out last week , Congress is considering fixes to the U.S patent
system are designed to combat the patent troll problem. On May 7, S.866
or the "Patent Quality Improvement Act" was introduced...